A Devastating landslide triggered by incessant rain buried alive four family members of Shri Tana Nuka at Tigdo village

Yupia July 10: In a gruesome incident, a devastating landslide triggered by incessant rain  buried alive four  family members of Shri Tana Nuka at Tigdo village  at around 2.30am today.  In the incident Tana Nuka lost his two sons, daughter-in-law and 8 month old  granddaughter.  The deceased   were identified as Lt. Tana Martin alias Leij, 24, Lt.Tana John,17, Lt. Yabung Lingdum Tana,22 wife of Lt.Tana Martin and  Lt. Tana Yassum, their 8 months old daughter.Apart from human lives and property damage, many domestic animals including poultry, piggery and goats were also lost.

Meanwhile, on receiving the report of incident, Deputy Commissioner Pige Ligu alongwith SP Jimmy Chiram, SDO Doimukh and DDMO Yupia immediately rushed to the spot to take stock of the situation. DC deeply condoled the sudden loss of precious young lives and consoled the grieving family to stay strong to bear irreparable loss.

Later on, DDMO In-Charge TM Tara handed over immediate relief of Rs, 25000/- to deceased father Shri Tana Nuka.


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Governor reviews telecommunication and internet connectivity

ITANAGAR, June 11:
East Siang DC, Dr.Kinny Singh The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd.) reviewed the telecommunication and internet connectivity in the State at Raj Bhavan, Itanagar on 11th June 2020. He observed that many parts of the State lack basic online connectivity, which is hampering numerous people oriented programmes and projects The Governor said that under e-governance, every project or programme has to be geo-tagged and progress and feedback of works have to be updated online in real time. He asked the Secretary IT Shri Abhyankar Ameya, IAS and General Manager, BSNL Shri Arung Siram to expedite the optical fibre laying and other
measure to provide internet connectivity in the State, including Sarli, Taksing, Tato, Yingkiong, Hawai, Hayuliang, Walong and Vijoynagar. The Governor asked the officers present of the IT Department and BSNL and National Informatics Centre to work in tandem to meet this pressing communication need of the people. Secretary IT Shri Ameya and General Manager, BSNL Shri Siram briefed the Governor about the projects taken up to provide telecommunication and internet connectivity in the State. DC takes meeting on district… sustained dissemination of awareness on preventiv measures,counselling of vulnerable population and combating fake news and panic.

DC inspects and distributes free rice to laborers

Anjaw, June 6
The Deputy Commissioner, Anjaw Shri Dagbom Riba inspected the School building of JNV under construction at Hawai near Hawai Officers Colony on 04/06/2020. He was accompanied by Circle Officer, Shri Rupir Siboh . He imparted awareness to the laborers for maintenance of social distancing and compulsory wearing of face mask at work site and distributed pamphlets on Do’s and Don’ts to laborers to contain spread of COVID-19. He also distributed free rice under Atma Nirbhar Yojana to 18(Eighteen) Stranded migrant laborers at Hawai as per list submitted by the work-in-charge. In order to ensure proper implementation of Atma Nirbhar Yojana and transparent distribution of free rice to the migrant laborers the Deputy Commissioner constituted a board under the Nodal Officer of Shri Jablong Krong(DL&EO) comprising of its members Shri Rabindra Nath Saha, ASI, Food and Civil Supply,
Shri Theo Theo, UDC, DC,s Office’ Shri.S.Kumar, PA . He briefed the board to ensure judicious distribution of the free rice to bonafide migrant laborers .

Chief Minister calls on the Governor for the Anti Covid-19 Measures.

Chief Minister Shri Pema Khandu called on the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd.) at Raj Bhavan, Itanagar on 5th June 2020. They discussed about measures against spread of COVID 19, Aatma Nirbhar, developmental projects and law & order etc. The Governor commended the Chief Minister and his team for the anti COVID 19 measures. He shared his concern for the sudden spike of the number of positive cases in last few days. They discussed measures to be taken for strict adherence to the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) and protocol against Corona Virus spread. The Governor emphasised on strengthening the five pillars for Self-Reliant India, as mentioned by Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, which are economy, infrastructure, technology-driven system, vibrant demography and demand. He reiterated that the State has advantage of limited population and can go extra step in fully utilizing the supplydemand chain. The Governor and Chief Minister shared ways and means to push forward the developmental projects, especially the cluster farming plans in the State and the road projects.
Earlier, the Chief Minister briefed the Governor regarding the initiatives taken by the State Government to meet the challenges posed by COVID 19, its impact on State economy and works as also way ahead to bring the development process on track

MLA participates in the plantation drive

Tawang, June 5:
On the occasion of World Environment Day Honble MLA Tawang Shri Tsering Tashi, today participated in a plantation drive organized by the 38th Bn SSB Tawang and NGO Human Rights First. Along with Officers and Jawans of SSB, Members of Human Rights first(NGO) Shri Tsering Tashi planted saplings in and around the premises of 38th Bn SSB Tawang. The theme for plantation was “Green Suits me, let us keep it that way”. The Tawang Riders club also joined the event with cycling to mark the day. This year world environment day coincided with Buddha Purnima as per local calendar, so after plantation the members assembled at SSB Budh Mandir within the SSB campus and hoisted the five coloured Buddhist religious flags and prayed for the welfare of whole sentient beings. Later MLA Tawang Shri Tsering Tashi interacted with officers and jawans of SSB and members of Human right first, appreciated their contribution for environment and earlier activities of civic action programmes during phases of lockdown. Shri Pema Chowang, President The Human Rights first informed Honble MLA Tawang on various activities taken up by Human Rights First and 38th Bn SSB Tawang during lockdown, right from Creating
awareness on Corona virus to free distribution of Rations to stranded workers and Villagers.

Covid 19 Update Arunachal Pradesh

Itanagar, March 23:Emphasizing on the importance of communication, Health Minister AloLibang today urged the Deputy Commissioners of border districts to relay the information of all people entering their districts to enter another to their counterparts. He said that relaying communication timely will go a long way in taking preventive measures.

Libang also congratulated the DC and the team for successfully observing the Janta Curfew on the 22nd March.

Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar cleared the air on understanding the lockdown order of the state. He clarified that hotels, home stays and lodges will continue to operate and instructed the DCs to ensure that tourists who are already staying in are not thrown out in the name of lockdown. He however suggested that proper hygiene will have to be maintained in these establishments.

He also asked the DCs to ensure that labourers with valid ILPs, who are already in Arunachal, may be allowed to continue their stay here.

Urging the DCs to ensure there is no panic amongst the public, Kumar reiterated that movement of Essential services like ration, pol etc shall be allowed to enter the state and their movement, after following the Standard operating Procedure (SOP), should not be restricted in any check gates.

Kumar also clarified that construction activities like that in NH415 will continue and as such, movement of trucks carrying cement, bricks and other such items will be allowed, after going through the necessary SOP.

Awareness Session on COVID 19 conducted at Raj Bhavan





Awareness Session on COVID 19 conducted at Raj Bhavan

An Awareness Session about Corona Virus Infectious Disease (COVID 19) was conducted in the Governor’s Secretariat, Itanagar for the employees of Raj Bhavan on 19th March 2020. Dr. Jennifer Tayeng, Senior Medical Officer, Raj Bhavan Dispensary cum State Trainer on COVID 19 Awareness Campaign briefed the employees, which included those attached to Raj Bhavan, about the epidemiology of COVID-19, globally and in India, preventive measures through personal hygiene and etiquette.

Dr. Tayeng said that spread of COVID 19 can be contain, if all the staff avoid closed crowded spaces, maintain distance of 1metre, refrain from touching own face, nose and mouth, physical contact like shaking hands and religiously follow frequent hand hygiene and respiratory etiquette. She advised the staffs to follow seven steps of Hand Washing, i.e. Step 1 – Wet your hands and apply enough soap (coin size), Step 2 – Rub your palms together, Step 3 – Rub the back of each hand, Step 4 – Rub both your hands while interlocking your fingers, Step 5 – Rub the back of your fingers, Step 5 – Rub the tips of your fingers, Step 6 – Rub your thumbs and the ends of your wrists and Step 7 – Rinse both hands properly with water. For easy catch up of the employees, she suggested a mnemonic ‘SUMAN K’ – ‘Seedha Ulta Mutthi Anghuta Nakhun Kalai’ in hand washing with soap and water or 70% alcohol based sanitizer.

Senior Medical Officer cautioned the staff against bulk purchasing of mask and hand sanitizers, which, she said deprives other people of the vital items, thereby inviting faster spread of the disease. You are not safe till others near you are safe, she said.

Dr. Tayeng asked the staffs to home quarantine any relatives coming from COVID 19 infected places having symptoms of any respiratory infections like cough for at least 14 days, before allowing them to move around. She emphasized on them to seek medical care immediately, in case, they find common symptoms include fever, fatigue, dry cough and breathing difficulty in their ward.

Dr. Tayeng warned against rumour mongers and said that action may be initiated by the administration against them by invoking powers conferred under section 2 of the Epidemic Disease Act, 1897. (Regulation no. 9).



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Arunachal Pradesh

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Deputy Chief Minister, Chowna Mein reviewed the status of Miao to Vijoynagar PMGSY road

ITANAGAR, March 19:

Deputy Chief Minister, Chowna Mein reviewed the status of Miao to Vijoynagar PMGSY road along with the Minister of Rural Work Department, Shri Honchun Ngandam and the Minister of Urban Development, etc cum local MLA, Shri Kamlung Mossang at his Secretariat office today. In the meeting, the ways and means and the way forward for the completion of the road has been discussed.

Mein said that the State Govt is very much concern about the road connectivity to Vijoynagar, one of the remotest Administrative Headquarter of the State and pressed for early completion of the Miao to Vijoynagar road. He said that the State Govt will provide fund as gap funding for re-alligment/strengthening and improvement of the road. However, he categorically said to judiciously utilize the fund for the purpose and not to make any deviation of the fund.

It was informed that construction of 157.56 km Miao to Vijoynagar road was delayed due to re-alignment and diversion of the road to avoid the Wildlife sanctuary. It passes through swampy/marshy land thereby incurring huge additional expenses. However, by putting in the latest technology of road construction (GSB), now the road is constructed successfully along the swampy/marshy land. It was also informed that the road is being divided into package of five parts and around 57% of the total length of the road has been completed so far.

In the meeting, Secretary RWD, Kapa Kholie, Chief Engineer (E/Z), Kago Tabiyo, CE PMGSY, D Nyodu, SE T Tamin, and EE, N Rike were also present.



Palin 13 Mar’ 2020.  All the staff of the DC Office, Kra Daadi District, Family, Friends and well wishers deeply mourned the sudden demise of Lt Tai Taru, PI (Political Interpreter) under the establishment of Deputy Commissioner, Kra Daadi District on 12/03/2020. Lt. Taru was borned on 10/05/1965 at Yangte under Kra Daadi District. He started his service life as PI (Political Interpreter) on 14/12/2000 and was posted at Circle Office, Yangte. He was a very hardworking and disciplined person, his honesty, simplicity and good virtues will be remembered and the untimely demise of such good human being is a huge loss for the employee’s fraternity and the general public in common. He is survived by 2(Two) Wives and 4(four) children.

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The Deputy Commissioner along with his Officers and Officials conveyed heartfelt condolences to bereaved family members and prayed almighty for eternal peace of the departed soul and to grant enough strength to the bereaved members to bear the irreparable loss. DC’s Office, Kra Daadi observed 2(two) minutes of condolence in memory of the departed soul.

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Tapuk Taku inaugurated bridge over Macha Nallah at Seppa

Seppa, March 13: A long cherished dream of people of the district has finally been fulfilled today with the widening and formal opening of RCC Bridge over Macha Nallah connecting Seppa with rest of the world. With its opening, the problem associated with traffic congestion is anticipated to be minimized at greater extent.

Meant for development only, the bridge project was made successful due to noble initiative taken by the local MLA Tapuk Taku.

Formally inaugurating the bridge, MLA Taku, dedicating the bridge to the people of the district, has expressed wholehearted gratitude to the State Govt. under HCM Pema Khandu for supporting him in fulfilling the project.

The bridge was constructed by the Public Works Department, Seppa Division.

East Kameng DC Gaurav Singh Rajawat, DFO Navneet Srivastav, EE PWD Nich Tadar, HoOs and host of of govt. officials and public leaders were also present in the function.